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I have lived on my property since 2004. My previous neighbor

I have lived on my property since 2004. My previous neighbor and I agreed to split the lad down the middle because the property line dog legs leaving him hardly no front hard and me a need of 10 ft to have my pool there. my pool was installed 2012 and a permit was warranted my neighbor foreclose and new neighbor is putting up a fight and fence what do i do i live in paJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when was the warrant issued?Customer: pa and the permit ? it was issued 2012JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My daughter and I have been living in my home since she was

My daughter and I have been living in my home since she was 2 years old. She is now 35. Her boyfriend moved in with us and eventually married. 2 years ago she snapped and became very hostile towards me. So much so that I feared for my life and my sister insisted I go live with her. She is full of rage and lashes out with vulgar words even to my sister. Her husband eventually left her because of her abuse. She is left alone with 4 dogs. She's unemployed and is only receiving EBT food assistance. My home is in dire need of repairs. There is no hot water and no gas because of her. She is not allowing me to fix it unless it's in her terms. The city has considered it unlivable. I told her she has to leave and find her own place to live. She is refusing to leave and said she has squatters rights and will use it. She has been in trouble with the local police because of her temper. She currently has a warrant so she can be arrested if she leaves the house. She never leaves the house.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: What rights do I have to get her evicted?JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I live in California, She hasn't filed any paperwork.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm still paying mortgage on the house which she does not contribute to help pay for it.

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My brother bought a small home for my mother and stepfather

My brother bought a small home for my mother and stepfather over 30 years ago. They paid taxes and insurance and it was their understanding that they could live there as long as needed. After my mothers death in 2016 my brother is now demanding he move in order for my brother to sell the house. Does he have squatters rights or can he claim adverse possession. He is 74 years old.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OklahomaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my stepfather has attempted to obtain a loan to actually buy the home from my brother but has no credit.

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There is strip of property adjacent to mine that is owned by

Hello - There is strip of property adjacent to mine that is owned by a municipality in PA. The property owner of the adjoining "opposite side" of the strip of land has been known to scatter trash within this strip. I have repeatedly notified the other owner of the trespassing and litter problem to no avail. The municipality has also been contacted several times in the past without action. Therefore I have continuously picked up the trash for approximately 30 years. I would like to fence in my property and include this strip to eliminate the trespassing and litter problem. However I did read that no land can be appropriated from a government agency due to "squatters rights" but is there some way I could erect a fence around the area? I hope this makes sense.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Only verbally.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just thank you for your prompt response and consideration.

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Need real estate attorney for eviction. have served 30 day

need real estate attorney for eviction. have served 30 day notice to one tenent and 60 notice to other tenant (over one year in unit).Should I wait and evict them together or pay an attorney for 2 evictions. The 30 day one is a subtenant without my permission and/or notification that she is even in the unit...!!!JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California where the tenant is king. even without notification of tenancy! squatters rights is what I call them.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: 30 day and 60 day notices have been served by process server. Have not heard from either tenant. The tenant that has been there free for several years is my granddaughter and the other renter (without my knowledge) has moved in since Thanksgiving with her 14 year old son and dispossessed my 11 year old great grandson. The new squatter has taken charge and I cannot even discuss what's happening with my granddaughter.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I bought the condo for my granddaughter to live in as the cost of maintaining is $500 per month with is HOA dues, property taxes, insurance, water, sewer and garbage. Since she lost one half cujstody of oldest son, ex husband only gives $100 per month and her total disability is $1500 per month. Her unit usually rents for $1200 per month but I have been paying the $500 for the last 3 years as she is more or less at poverty level. Somehow she has this sub tenant that I still haven't talked to as she has made the granddaughter unavailable for conversation and this is , of course, with my granddaughters permission. They also have closed the door on grandpa, neighbors, etc. I need to get the squatter out and perhaps scan reestablish contact with granddaughter. If not, will evict her also but she also has a 6 year old son that I am very concerned about. They periodically gives the 11 year old back to his father for full time cujstodyh and then changes her mind and takes him back for her 1.2 week but he no longer has a room- the squatter and her son have his room and possessions. Since noone will talk with me, return text messages, my only choice is to evict, first the squatter and if no contact with grandaughter, have to evict her too. I am 86 and cannot support them forever as I will not be here forever--perhaps another 10 years.

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I live in California. My mortgage was foreclosed and the

Hi. I live in California. My mortgage was foreclosed and the house was sold at a trustees sale. I still live in the house. Several years ago I had placed the house into a revocable trust. I want to file a claim of adverse possession asserting I own the land under "squatters rights" and a writ of unlawful detainer against the company that bought my house at the trustees sale. Is this permissible? Do you think it would work? Why or why not? Thank youJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: we'd have to talk on the phone, i have copies of everything related to this house. Past mortgages, hamp agreements, i'm not sure what you need. but i have documentation to support my onwershipJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i'm not sure. i know attorneys like to ask their own questions

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Just found out living in a condo w/o owners permission for

just found out living in a condo w/o owners permission for 6months what r my rights I'd anyJA: Where is the property located?Customer: Riverside ca.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: not that I knowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that's basically it

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My situation is very complicated I don't know if I'm going

My situation is very complicated I don't know if I'm going to be able to discuss it only in text. It involves landlord tenant law it involves squatters rights I am the tenant. It also involves possible illegal eviction and it also involves incidence of slander and defamation of character that have led do they currently being threatened eviction. I think I should probably also mention I am a disabled veteran with very limited resources and support I'm without a means of transportation I don't even have a totally reliable access 2 cell phone or other phone service even it is somewhat undependable like I said it's really really complicatedJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I have no doubt that I need a really good local attorney I'm just not sure how to go about finding one that can help me and all these areas at once plus time is of the essence here I could be facing forced eviction as early as next weekJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I live in Charleston South Carolina ZIP code 29412 which is also Charleston CountyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing has been filed with the courts

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My aunt help me buy a house, when she died it was supposed

My aunt help me buy a house, when she died it was supposed to be mine. Things went bad and I can purchase the home if I pay off the loan and give her trust an extra 80 grand. The person over seeing rhe trust wont even take into consideration all the improvements I've done to my home. Been in my home since 2009. Does the squatters law pertain to me? Could it help me?

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